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Event Activation and Street Team Member

The application deadline for this job opportunity has passed.

Application deadline is March 25, 2019.

Is meeting new people one of your very favourite things? Will you walk up to just about anyone to hear their story and to share yours? Don’t mind getting your hands dirty… and maybe even your jeans sometimes? Do you dream of spending the summer outside, walking and biking through one of Calgary’s most vibrant downtown neighbourhoods… oh, and getting paid to do it?

You might just be the perfect fit for our East Village Event Activation and Street Team (E.A.S.T.) Crew.

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), the master developer of Calgary’s East Village is seeking part-time employees to join our team from April to September 2019. We are seeking candidates who are confident and engaged and will approach event execution and brand ambassador duties with exuberance and a positive attitude.

Ways others might describe you:

  • Engaging and approachable communicator.
  • Relationship builder.
  • Self-starter.
  • Adaptable and comfortable with change.
  • A collaborative team player.
  • Solution-oriented.
  • Avid user of technology and social media.

What you’re chomping at the bit to tell us about yourself:

  • You attend a variety of events and festivals, are in the know on all YYC happenings and could be described as a person about town.
  • You’re a bit of a pop culture junkie and trend spotter extraordinaire.
  • You already love East Village and often find yourself advocating for what thriving urban neighbourhoods do for our city.
  • Your friends might say you’re too chatty, but you just think silence is super awkward.
  • You like there to be a bit of a physical component to your job, it makes you feel healthy and productive.
  • You have a desire to grow your event management and marketing skill set.

Most of the things you’ll get up to as a member of EAST Crew, but there’s a good chance it’s not all:

  • Support the delivery of a robust calendar of events and programming in East Village and on St Patrick’s Island.
  • Perform all necessary set-up and tear-down duties for event activations, following direction from production schedules and supervisors (some lifting, bending and light cleaning is required).
  • Intercept and engage area visitors/event participants in order to educate on the East Village story.
  • Understand and deliver key messages to advance the public’s familiarity with the neighbourhood, East Village progress and milestones, upcoming events and programming, etc.
  • Distribute promotional collateral and brand tools to area visitors and event participants.
  • Serve as an on-site representative to third-party event coordinators at park and event spaces in East Village and St Patrick’s Island.
  • Create social media content and post to East Village channels, documenting the energy, activities and interactions in East Village and St. Patrick’s Island.
  • Provide superb customer service, ensuring an exceptional experience for all visitors to East Village, responsible for notifying maintenance team when site support is required.
  • Manage inventory of on-site supplies and marketing collateral, ensure storage areas are organized.

This is a seasonal position from April to September 2019 with a projected eight 20 hours per week. Most shifts take place on evenings and weekends. Successful candidates must have a flexible schedule able to accommodate these shifts.

To learn more about East Village, visit evexperience.com.

Pretty convinced you were born for this? Submit a cover letter and resume to careers@calgarymlc.ca no later than Monday, March 25, 2019. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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